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Ahmed Musa happy with Al Nassr winning start to new Saudi season

Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa is pleased with Al Nassr’s positive start to the new Saudi Professional Football League season following their Thursday’s 2-0 home win against Dhamk.

Mexico star Hirving Lozano completes €42 million move to Napoli

Napoli have completed the signing of Mexico international winger Hirving Lozano from PSV in a deal worth a reported €42 million (£38.5m/$47m).
GUANGZHOU, CHINA - JULY 20- Elkeson #18 of Guangzhou Evergrande celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2019 Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) 19th round match between Guangzhou R&F and Guangzhou Evergrande at Yuexiushan Stadium.

Brazilian Elkeson earns China call-up in landmark move

China named Elkeson in their squad for their opening World Cup qualifier with the Brazilian poised to be the first without Chinese ancestry to play for the country.
New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.

New Morocco coach names 46 players in Atlas Lions squad

New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar attends a training session of French L1 football club Paris Saint-Germain in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, on August 10, 2019. (Photo by DOMINIQUE FAGET - AFP)

PSG, French football braced for Neymar exit

The saga of Neymar’s seemingly inevitable departure from Paris Saint-Germain is proving a long, drawn-out affair bringing the curtain down on what will ultimately feel like a fleeting and failed experiment.
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South Africa announces visa waivers to boost tourism

South Africa on Thursday announced visa waivers for four countries in a bid to boost tourism amid an economic crisis and falling visitor numbers.
Two months have passed since Anthony Joshua was defeated by the Mexican-American underdog Andy Ruiz Jr in New York, and with a rematch scheduled for December 7, the British boxer has taken action.

Anthony Joshua’s promoter defends Saudi fight venue as game-changer for boxing

Eddie Hearn, Anthony Joshua’s promoter, on Monday defended a decision to stage the Briton’s heavyweight title rematch with Mexican-American world champion Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia.
Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk has issued warning to Harry Maguire over his move to Manchester United due to the heavy price tag involved.

Gary Lineker: Harry Maguire is overpriced but the market is mad

Harry Maguire should be considered “overpriced” as an £80 million ($96m) addition at Manchester United, but the transfer market is now so “mad” that such fees should be viewed as “just a number” says Gary Lineker.
Neymar has been told he was “totally wrong to leave Barcelona”, with Santos president Jose Carlos Peres urging a player he helped to mould to return to Spain at Real Madrid.

Neymar to Barcelona ‘ruled out at this time’ – vice president

A deal to bring Neymar back to Barcelona from Paris Saint-Germain should be ruled out at this time, according to Jordi Cardoner, the vice president of the LaLiga champions.
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Barcelona move for Neymar ‘ruled out for now’

A deal to bring Neymar back to Barcelona from Paris Saint-Germain should be ruled out at this time, according to Jordi Cardoner, the vice president of the La Liga champions.
The US and the Taliban will seek to iron out a peace agreement to end Afghanistan's 18-year conflict during a fresh round of talks in Qatar's capital, Doha.

US, Taliban push for peace deal in new round of Doha talks

The US and the Taliban will seek to iron out a peace agreement to end Afghanistan's 18-year conflict during a fresh round of talks in Qatar's capital, Doha.
Abdirahman Omar Osman

Somali mayor dies of wounds after Shabaab attack

The mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu has died of wounds sustained in a militant bombing attack on his office last month, the government said on Thursday.
Australia and Indonesia have held talks about making a joint bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, despite Indonesia having previous involvement in another bid with Thailand to host the tournament.

FIFA sets December 11 date for Qatar 2019 Club World Cup

World football governing the body, FIFA, has confirmed December 11 to December 21, 2019, as the date for the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup, according to Bureau of the FIFA Council.
Flying Eagles midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru has dumped Manchester City to joined Super Eagles forward Issac Success at Watford on a six-year contract.

Flying Eagles star joins Isaac Success at Watford

Flying Eagles midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru has dumped Manchester City to joined Super Eagles forward Issac Success at Watford on a six-year contract.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to hold the draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at its headquarters in Cairo on Monday.

WCQ: Super Eagles to know foes on Monday

Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to hold the draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at its headquarters in Cairo on Monday.
Virgil van Dijk

Virgil van Dijk: Winning Ballon d’Or would be a dream come true

Virgil van Dijk admits winning the Ballon d'Or would be a dream come true after an exceptional season with Liverpool and the Netherlands.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Barcelona offer Paris Saint-Germain £90 million plus two players for Neymar

Barcelona have made a £90m offer plus two players for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, according to Sky in Germany.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Neymar returns to PSG training with future still up in the air

Neymar showed up for training at Paris Saint-Germain on Monday, according to French media reports, a week late and days after controversially claiming his best football memory was beating PSG when he played for Barcelona.

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HRW: Lead pollution in Zambia town a public health ’emergency’

Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after the mine closed, Human Rights Watch said on Friday, as lawyers announced plans to take legal action.

Police hunt for suspect linked with rape, murder of housewife in Ekiti

The Ekiti Police Command says a middle aged housewife, Mrs Bukola Olarewaju, who was found dead in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, was raped and strangulated to death by a neighbour.

Body found undecomposed 22 years after burial

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1,000 people benefit from free surgical intervention in Lagos

No fewer than one thousand people, including children have benefited from the free surgical intervention offered by the Lagos State Government and a non-governmental organisation, BOSKOH Lagos Healthcare Mission.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 68

Nigeria mourns former Super Falcons star Chiejine Ifeanyichukwu

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed that it is ‘terribly saddened’ at news of the death of former Super Falcons’ attacking midfielder Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine.